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VOL. LII. No. 37

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Congressional.
Leaders Seek

Rust, Slosson To Speak

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At Armistice Day Rally

Neutrality Poll
For Thursday

Student Views To Be Represented By Don O'Connor;
'Win The War-Win The Peace' Will Be Slogan

House Action On Senate
Amendments Requested
By SpeakerRayburn
England, U.S. Plan
Move In Fra East
WASHINGTON, Nov. 8--(P)-Ad-
ministration leaders decided today to
press for a direct final House vote on
the Senate's amendements to the
neutrality bill not later than next
Thursday.
SpeakertRayburn said after a con-
ference with majority leader McCor-
mack of Massachusetts that this pro-
cedure would get the legislation to
President Roosevelt "much quicker"
than would turning the House and
Senate bills over to- a joint committee
for compromise.
Two Methods
When Senate gnd House pass re-
lated but differing legislation, there
are two methods for adjusting the
differences:
1. One chamber must accept the
other's version, or
2. A committee of Senators and
House members works out a compro-
mise which must be submitted to both
chambers for final approval.
In the present case, the House roll-
ed up a 259 to 138 vote on Oct. 17
for repeal of the Neutrality Act's pro-
hibition against arming of merchant
ships. This measure then went to the
Senate which last night passed by a
vote of 50 to 37 an amended bill
which also would permit United
States merchant ships to enter com-
bat zones and belligerent ports.
Announce Decision '
Announcing the decision to ask the
House to accept the Senate bill in-
stead of seeking to compromise, Ray-
burn said:
"We think we have the votes to
pass it."
But many Republicans said the
vote might be extremely close.
Representatives Jonkman (Rep.-
Mich. and Muhdt (Rep.-S.D.), for
instance, said that many of the mem-
bers who helped roll up the 121-
majority on the ship arming proposal
had committed themselves at that
time to vote for no other amendment.
Both Nations Are Seen,
Ready To Act In Orient
WASHINGTON, Nov. 8-(A)-It
was learned on excellent authority to-
day that plans are well advanced :For
an early and concerted action by
Great Britain and the United States
to strengthen their position in the
Orient.
Further, the program apparently
is to be put into effect at about the
time of the arrival here of Saburo
Kurusu, a special 'Japanese emissary
who is bringing with him a list of
proposals by the Tokyo government,
to which have been attached some of
the characteristics of an ultimatum.
Kurusu is expected to arrive here
next week end.
The whole situation, and the plan
which has been formulated were dis-
cussed exhaustively at yesterday's;
cabinet meeting, it was said. No one,
however, woulddivulge the nature*of
what the two nations intend to do.
The gravity of the Japanese-Amer-
ican situation has been repeatedly
emphasized in recent days by Ameri-
can officials.
TalmadrTe Haas
Cool Reception
Florida Students Say He's
An 'Unwelcome Guest'
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JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Nov. 8-(P)

-Governor Eugene Talmadge of
Georgia, here for theannual Georgia-
Florida football game, was advised
today by a group of Florida students
that he was an "unwelcome guest"
because of recent changes -he made in
the Georgia university system.
A revamped Board of Regentspre-
cently dismissed several educators
at insistence of the governor. Two
of the men, Walter D. Cocking and
Marvin S. Pittman, were charged by
Talmadge with advocating racial co-
education.
John Cotton Brown, editor' of the
Alligator,.student newspaper at the

Appearing together for the first
time on the same platform, the two
men who initiated the recent pro-
fessor's petition calling for "total
war" against Hitler are scheduled to
address the Armistice Day Rally in
Rackham Auditorium at 8 p.m. Tues-
day.
Prof. Preston Slosson of the his-
tory department and Prof. Bryan
Rust of Wayne University will stress
at the rally, not only their conten-
tion that we should "Win the War,"
but also that it is equally necessary
for us to "Win the Peace." '
Examining these two postulates
from the viewpoint of the student,
Don O'Connor, '42, will emphasize
the importance of youth's support-
ing the defeat-Hitler program. As
treasurer of the Student Defendes
of Democracy, which is sponsoring
the rally, O'Connor has been active in
anti-fascist work on the campus.
Immediately preceding the rally
the University Band, under the direc-
tion of William D. Revelli, will march
up. State Street and then to the
Rackham Building. They will play
several marching songs and con-
clude with "The Star Spangled Ban-
ner."
Professor Rust, a winner of the
Croix de Guerre in the last war, has
recently been accepted with overseas
rating a second time by the U.S. Army
Dean Yoakum
Gives Greeting .
To Professors
Conference Of Teachers
Recommends Adoption
Of New Tenure Plan
Dr. Clarence S. Yoakum, dean of
the Graduate School, welcomed near-
ly 100 university and collegeprofes-
sors yesterday morning at the re-
gional conference of the American
Association of University Professors
held at the Union.
The morning session, presided over
by Prof. C. D. Thorpe, president of
the Universityof Michigan Chapter,
opened with an address by Prof. M.
M. Knappen, of Michigan State Col-
lege, who spoke on the seven-year
tenure plan for instructors. This plan
was recommended by the Association
in a vote taken last year.
Professor Henry Owens, of Michi-
gan State Normal College, presented
some of the disadvantages of the
plan and led a discussion concerning
its merits and drawbacks.
Prof. Frederick S. Deibler, of
Northwestern University, president of
the Association,- spoke at the lunch-
eon on the Association's principles,
especially as applied to the problems
of tenure and freedom of speech,
demhonstrating the close relationship
between the two. The Association, he
said, is interested in standards of
tenure and in procedural questions,
rather than in individual cases.

and expects to be called to the service
in the near future.
For years he has been working
for international peace, but now feels
that the isolationists in this country
have made peace impossible until the
Nazis are defeated.
Recognized as a public speaker of1
ability, he accepted a special invita-

Armistice Day
Welfare Drive
To Open Here
Campaign By Red Cross
To Begin On Campus;
Dorms To Be Solicited
Relief Here, Abroad
Is Theme Of Drive
Michigan students will have their
best chance of the year to relieve
suffering, both accidental and man-
made, when the American Red Cross
opens its second anual campus mem-
bership drive Armistice Day.
Lasting from November 11 to No-
vember 30, the campaign will stress
the quality of mercy-mercy for war-
wrecked Europeans and mercy for
disaster victims at home. The cam-
pus drive will be handled by Eliza-
beth Luckham, '42.
Thorough coverage of every wo-
men's dormitory, cooperative, League
house and sorority has been planned
by Miss Luckham and her committee,

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tion to address a joint session of the
New Hampshire legislature last
June 4.
Professor Slosson has been equally
active in the movement for interven-
tion and a strong international or-
ganization to afterward maintain the
peace of the world.
The rally'is similar to those being
sponsored by the Student Defenders
of Democracy on other campuses
throughout the nation.
Art Cinema Gives
Comedy Playbills
An Extra Showing
The Art Cinema League believes
that comedy is a much-needed form
of entertainment these days.
A complete sell-out of their Amer-
ican comedy series Upheld this be-
lief, and the League decided to hold
supplementary showings of the fam-
ous films at 6:30 p.m. on Sunday eve-
nings prior to the regular 8:15 p.m.
performances, today, Nov. 23, and
Jan. 18.
Season tickets are on sale today
at the League desk, and at the Lydia
Mendelssohn bo; office shortly before
the show.
Featuring the nation's greatest
stars in some of their most famous
farces, the presentations today are
Harold Lloyd in "Grandma's Boy,"
'and Buster Keaton in "Sherlock Jr."
Four of Charlie Chaplin's hit come-
dies-"The Tramp," "A Woman,"
"The Bank" and "Police"-will be
shown Nov. 23.

There will be a meeting at 5 p.m.
tomorrow in the Grand Rapids
Room in the League of all dormi-
tory, sorority, League house repre-
sentatives Working in the Red Cross
drive. Material (membership cards
and buttons) will be distributed and
Mrs. Merle P. Malin, Executive
Secretary of the Washtenawt
County Chapter of the Red Cross,
will explain the campaign's pur-
poses.
Mariett Rolleston, '43, Rosalie Smith,
'42, and Mary Brownrigg, '44. All wo-
men on campus will be reached by the
drive.
"Since the Red Cross is entirely
supported by conti'ibutions and mem-
bership dues," Miss Luckham de-
clared, "University women have an
excellent opportunity to aid its ac-
tivities. Any contributions, of any
amount, will be taken in addition to
full membership fees."
Chartered by the United States
Congress as an intermediary between
civilians and the armed forces, the
Red Cross has been giving courses in
home nursing, first-aid, and motor
mechanics to University coeds and
women throughout the country.
. According to Miss Luckham, cam-1
pus organizations will work for a $700
contribution this year, half again the
amount collected in 1940. A com-
plete list of University women work-
ers in the drive will be published in
Tuesday's Daily.l
Separate from Miss Luckham's
committee but with the same ulti-
mate purpose, the West Quadrangle's
Red Cross drive is under the directionI
of Frank Powers, '42, and Warren
Watts, '45. Collection boxes will bex
placed in every house lounge andt
circulars will be distributed in the
Quadrangle's mailboxes Wednesday.
Senior Class
Petitions Due
Tomorrow Is Deadline
For AllApplications
Petitions for senior class officers
are due by 3:30 p.m. tomorrow at the
student 'offices of the Union, it was
announced yesterday by the elections
board. Up to the present time, no
timedextension on the filling out of
these petitions has been granted.
Signatures of 25 seniors in the lit-'
erary college and the same number
in, the other schools are required to
make the petitions valid, except in
the case of schools having less than
25 seniors, where the candidates need
only get as many signatures as pos-
sible.
Men candidates in the literary
school should appear for interviews
before the Men's Judiciary Council
between 3:30 and 5:30 tomorrow inr
the student offices of the Union.
The Women's Judiciary Council'
will interview women applicants from
all schools from 3:30ep.m. to 5:30t
p.m. Thursday in the League.
Eligibility cards must be presented
by all students who expect to become
candidates when they turn in their
petitions. The election date has been
set as Nov. 18 for all colleges and
schools with the exception of the
Law School. The lawyers' election
will be held Monday, Nov. 17.
Tribune Photos Depict
Michigan Campus Life

Hundreds Of Planes Used
In Greatest Offensive;
Bomb Berlin For Hours
Iceland Is Named
Base For Convoys
LONDON, Sunday, Nov. 10.-(P)-
RAF planes roared over the Straits of
Dover in a steady stream as soon as
the moon rose last night, continu-
ing without a let-up the giant new
offensive which sent 600 to 800 planes
against Berlin and the continent Fri-
day night and Saturday., \
The British declared it was the
greatest offensive of the war, with
300 planes in the air over France at
one time Saturday in addition to the
several hundred planes used Friday
night.
The bombardments attained full
scope Friday night when hundreds
of bombers thundered against the
continent, from Oslo, Norway to
Brindisi, Italy, and for hours held
Berlin under a tempest of fire and
exp16sions.
-The cost, the British acknowledged
officially, was 15 fighter planes and
14 pilots today and 37 bombers and
200 airmen lost last night in the shell-
filled skies and ice-forming fogs over
G erm any. __________________________
Patrol Extension Seen
In Iceland Base Move
WASHINGTON, Nov. 8-(P)--Des-
ignation of Iceland as a full-fledged
naval operating base stirred conjec-
ture tonight that extension of Amer-
ican naval patrols and convoy escorts
all the way to Britain was imminent.
Secretary Knox assigned Rear Ad-
miral James L. Kauffman, 54-'year-
old veteran of World War convoy bat-
tles against submarines, to command
of the Iceland base.
The announcement followed by a
day the Senate's vote to permit Amer-
ican flag vessels to go into belligerent,
meaning especially British, ,ports.
While the house has yet to act, au-
thorities forecast that if cargo ves-
sels are permitted to make the whole
trip to England they will travel routes
protected by American warships.
Should the Atlantic fleet add this
job to its present assignment of
guarding the sea lanes between Amer-
ica and Iceland, the island outpost
would become the scene of even more
intense military and naval operations
than it has experienced since Ameri-
can forces moved in four months ago.
Such intensive development of the
place had not previously been indi-
cated, but the establishment of a
naval operating base there, within
itself an administrative step, showed
that numerous naval activities both
ashore and afloat had been or were
being set up.
There will be a egeneral meeting
of the 'Ensian editorial staff at
4:15 p.m. tomorrow in the 'Ensian
office. All eligible sophomores are
urged to attend.

Dr. Rodzinshi
Will Conduct
Concert Today
The Cleveland Symphony Orches-
tra, under the batonĀ° of Artur Rod-
zinski, will present the third concert
of the 63rd annual Choral Union
Series at 3 p.m. today in Hill .Audi-
torium.
Program for the afternoon concert
includes the following works : Over-
ture to "Euryanthe," by Weber; Sym-
phony No. 5 in E-flat major, Op. 82,
by Sibelius ; "Iberia.," Impressions for
Orchestra No. 2 by Debussy; and
"Scenario for Orchestra" on Themes
from "Show Boat," by Kern.
First Of Four
The Cleveland Orchestra is the
first of four major symphony org'ni-
zations to appear in this year's Choral
Union Series. Others to follow will
be the Chicago Symphony, conducted
by Frederick Stock, on Nov. 30; the
Boston Symphony, led by Dimitri
Mitropoulos. on Dec. 10; and the
Boston Symphony, under the baton of
Serge Koussevitzky, on Feb. 3, 1942.
The return of the Chicago Orches-
tra under the "Dean of orchestral
conductors"-Frederick Stock-will
serve as a homecoming. For 31 years,
the organization has appeared an-
nually at the May Festival from 1905
to 1936.
Twelve years in a row on the Hill
Auditorium stage is the record of Dr.
Koussevitzky and his group of Boston
players. This year's engagement of
the Easterners is only a carry-on
from past performances and is dic-
tated by popular request.
Appeared Last Year
The Minneapolis Symphony ap-
peared in Ann Arbor for the first
time last season. Dimitri Mitropoulos
will take t ge podium to lead his mu-
siciansonik amore on Feb. 3, 1942.
A limited number of tickets for the
orchestral concerts and other num-
bers in the series are still available.
Information about the remaining
pasteboards may be obtained by com-
municating with the University Mu-
sical Society Offices in the :Burton
Memorial Tower.
Plump Blonde Beauty
Becomes Miss M-Club
Meet Miss M-Club.
With the contestants narrowed
down to two in the search-for-beauty
contest held at the M-Club dance last
night at the League, a new contender
arrived to vie for the honors.
i Dressed in a daring, seductive
gown, the newcomer proved to be
glamorous, 220-pound Alberta Wis-
tert, darling of the gridiron.
"She" carried herself with the
same grace and dignity that have
been shown in public the last five
Saturdays.

Germans Will Not Fire
On U.S. Ships Unless
Attacked, Nazi States
Russia Is Reported
Counter-Attacking
(By The Associated Pressy
Adolf Hitler last night dared Bri-
tain to attempt an invasion of the
European Continent, and in the same
address celebrating the beer hall
putsch of 1923, declared he ' had
ordered all German ship con mand-
ers not to fire on American vessels
unless they were first attacked1
As his armies were pictured in the
new role of fighting doggedly on the
defensive, -by Russian and Britih
sources, Hitler challengednBritainto
attempt an invasion in the west say-
ing his ,plans were ready to meet
them. Whether they try an offensive
on Norway, the German coast, Hol-
land, Belgium or, France, he told
his party followers, "We can only say:
'Step up, you will leave again faster
than you came."
Troops Nearing Leningrad
In the same address, Hitler re-
vealed that his troops are within 6%
miles of Leningrad, that the Soviets
had lost between 8,000,0OO and ;10,-
000,000 casualties and that the Ger-
mans had captured or destroyed Is,-
000 planes, more than 22,000 tanks
and more than 27,000 guns.
Announcing that German U-boats
would not attack American vessels,
Hitler added that any German otfi-
cer who does not defend himself when
attacked will be court-martialed, and
repeated., his warning that any ships
carrying aid to the enemy would be
torpedoed wherever they are found.
Russian prisoners total 3,60,0,
he saidand "when German military
authority has counted something,
then it is correct."
"The entire industry of the world,
including our German, could only
slowly replace this'material," he add-
ed. "The industry of our democ-
racies in any case can not replace it
in the next years."
Dislikes 'Britzkrieg'
Hitler told whi followers that he
disliked and never used the term
"blitzkrieg," but that if such a word'
could be applied, it would certainly
be with respect to the Russian cam-
paign.
"Never was a great empire smashed
and destroyed In so short a time as
was Russia this time," he said.
He spoke in the Munich beer cellar
where in 1923 the Nazi Party ixet one
of its few reverses-the putsch whose
anniversary he commemorated.r,'
Hitler strode unexpectedly into the
Munich hall after coming secretly
(rom the eastern front. It was here,
two yeafs ago, that a bonb eploded
11 minutes after Hitler and his aides
left a similar celebration.
This time, he proclaimed the
"right of every German ship to de-
?end itself when attacked" and.
scornfully dismissed American at-
;empts "to create dreams of fear in
Germany through threats and plans
for, gigantic armament."
But his speeth came as the Rus-
;ians claimed the 37day-old Nazi
Irive on Moscow hadf been all but
brown into reverse.
Germans Struggling
Soviet General Rokos"ovsky, in a
Moscow radio broadcast, said the
Germans were now struggling to
hold their .lines against Red Army
attacks "on many sectors of the
front."
German flame-throwers were re-
sorted widely in action, darting long
}ongues of fire over the snow-covered
battlefields in attempts to stop the
advance of giant Soviet tanks.
'Russian front-line dispatches re-.
ported Gen. Gregory K. Zhukov's Red
armies were counter-attacking heav--
ily in four main sectors-at Kalinin,

95 miles northwest of Moscow; Volo-
kolamsk, 65 miles northwest of Mos-
cow; Mozhaisk, 57 miles west; and
somewhere on the left flank, presum-
ably at Maloyaroslavets, 65 miles
southwest of the capital.
President Ruthven
Heads Association
President Alexander G. Ruthven

It Was A Peaceful Saturday:
Football Heroes Tackle Books,
Date Coeds On Their Day Off

Foremost Woman Reportert
Journalist Anne McCormick
To Speak Here On Thursday

By BILL BAKER and BOB MANTHO
(Editor's Note: No fugitives from the
sports staff are the authors of this
article, who, with press pass and pen
prepared, invaded the solitude of the
Michigan gridder on his day off . ..
Headline: WOLVERINE ELEVEN
IDLE TODAY.
But there's no rest for the Fourth
Estate.
All of which prompted the ques-
tion: What does a football player do
on his day off?
So we buttoned our overcoats,
braved the snow and came up with
the following inside info on what an
open date on the Wolverine schedule
means.-4
Captain Bob Westfall was no Bullet
Bob yesterday, as he spent the after-
noon in company with his books. Said
the nation's Number One fullback:
"Behind in all subjects . . . gotta get
on the ball today." But last night
Bob stole the signals from Beau
Brummel, accompanied a cute cam-
pus coed to the M-Club dance.
Kid Kuzma took a mail man's holi-

U. of D. game." With firm resolution:
"I should study," he listened to the
Navy-Notre Dame game on the air,
met the gang at the M-Club dance
last night.
Angie .Trogan, sub guard, kept in
trim over the open date with a brisk
game of touch-football with \the fel-
lows in the rooming house.
Al Wistert doffed cleats, donned
slippers and spent a quiet afternoon
with the books.
We called up Davie Nelson and got
the message: "Gone to Detroit for the
weekend."
Don Boor dodged the issue with "be
back in a few minutes" and never
came back.
Phil Sharpe was sharp enough in
ROTC to get tapped by Scabbard and
Blade. Initiation into the society oc-
cupied his afternoon.
Bob Kolesar spent the afternoon
studying comparative anatomy. Said
Bob: "If I don't get caught up with
my studying pretty quick I'll get a
ROAD scholarship back home."
Bob Ingalls always has a date on

Anne O'Hare McCormick, the wo-
man with an uncanny intuition about
coming events in the international
scene, will step upon the lecture plat-
form Thursday in Hill Auditorium to
mark the second feature on the Ora-
torical Association Series.
Foremost feminine correspondent,
Miss McCormick somehow manages
to be on the spots when or before
international crises pop. She was in
Rome when Chamberlain was there.
She was in Parliament in London the
dlay he startled the world by an
abrupt abandonment of his policy of
appeasement as Germany menaced
Poland.
Remembers Tea
But she will remember longer a
quiet tea one afternoon in Palestine
with the' District Commissioner of
Jerusalem. For they talked for an
interval standing on the low stone
wall'about his garden. Twenty mn-

facts of a nation's existence. She
has interviewed Hitler, Stalin, Ven-
izelos, Dollfuss, Roosevelt, Strese-
mann, and other national leaders
since becoming a staff member of the
New York Times.
Beginning work last January, she
penetrated 13 countries in order to
study conditions and events at first
hand before her return late in May.
Part of her amazing ability to pre-
dict events is credited to the fact that
she gets close to the minds of people
by stopping and chatting with farm-
ers, gardeners, waiters and small
merchants, in order to estimate their
reactions faster.
Predicts Fascist Rise
Her initial accomplishment was an
accurate gauge of the future develop-
ment of Benito Mussolini and his fas-
cist party before either had impressed
themselves upon the average journal-
ist's consciousness. Now she is fre-
quently greeted by her colleagues in

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